Posts Tagged: cards

Say Goodbye To YouTube Annotations


Effective today, May 2nd, YouTube has turned off the ability to add or edit annotations. Moving forward, users will only being able to delete existing annotations and any others that remain will continue to display on desktop computers. Annotations editor was launched back in 2008, before the world went truly mobile. A lot has changed since then and now that… Read more »

Engage Your Fans Through YouTube Poll Cards


It’s been a while since YouTube rolled out its Cards feature — the mobile-friendly evolution of annotations — which has proved to be a powerful tool to increase engagement and click-through rates. In the past, you could choose between four types of cards: Video or Playlist, Channel, Donation and Link (which includes both Merch and Associated Website) — check… Read more »

Shop ‘Till You Drop with YouTube Shoppable Ads


To successfully sell a product, you’ve got to make your pitch at the right time or risk losing your consumer’s interest. YouTube understands that reality and is now helping advertisers and content owners take advantage of those make-or-break moments by introducing shoppable ads into the platform. Shoppable ads are mobile-optimized “card”-based annotations that appear when a viewer watches a… Read more »

Check-In on YouTube: 6 Best Practices for Bands and Labels


Following in the footsteps of digital media hosts Netflix and Hulu, YouTube is joining the game of original content programming. YouTube is financially backing stars such as PrankvsPrank, who have been playing spontaneous and creative pranks on each other for the past six years, and Smosh, who make parody videos, to name a few. This creative… Read more »